Courtney L Breen

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc An empirical approach to selecting community-based alcohol interventions: combining research evidence, rural community views and professional opinion
    Anthony Shakeshaft
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:25. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Do community characteristics predict alcohol-related crime?
    Courtney Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, School of Public Health and Community, Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:464-70. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of follow-up contact for a postal survey: a randomised controlled trial
    Courtney L Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:508-12. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and risk taking among regular ecstasy users
    Courtney Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1095-109. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Gender differences among regular injecting drug users in Sydney, Australia, 1996-2003
    Courtney Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:353-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The effects of restricting publicly subsidised temazepam capsules on benzodiazepine use among injecting drug users in Australia
    Courtney L Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:300-4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Cessation of methadone maintenance treatment using buprenorphine: transfer from methadone to buprenorphine and subsequent buprenorphine reductions
    Courtney L Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:49-55. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk and benefit perceptions of party drug use
    Bethany White
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addict Behav 31:137-42. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcomes of five heroin detoxification methods in the Australian NEPOD Project
    Erol Digiusto
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 30:443-56. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in morphine prescriptions, illicit morphine use and associated harms among regular injecting drug users in Australia
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, New South Wales
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:403-12. 2006

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc An empirical approach to selecting community-based alcohol interventions: combining research evidence, rural community views and professional opinion
    Anthony Shakeshaft
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:25. 2012
    ..Given limited research evidence for community-based alcohol interventions, this study examines the intervention preferences of rural communities and alcohol professionals, and factors that influence their choices...
  2. doi request reprint Do community characteristics predict alcohol-related crime?
    Courtney Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, School of Public Health and Community, Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:464-70. 2011
    ..This study aims to determine whether there are differences in alcohol-related crime at the community level and examines whether certain community characteristics are associated with increased alcohol-related crime...
  3. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of follow-up contact for a postal survey: a randomised controlled trial
    Courtney L Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:508-12. 2010
    ..This study examines the effectiveness and costs of follow-up phone calls in improving response rates to a community survey...
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and risk taking among regular ecstasy users
    Courtney Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1095-109. 2006
    ..Safe sex messages should address the sexual risk associated with substance use and should be tailored to reducing alcohol consumption, particularly targeting "heavy" alcohol users. The study's limitations are noted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Gender differences among regular injecting drug users in Sydney, Australia, 1996-2003
    Courtney Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:353-8. 2005
    ..Treatment and other measures to reduce harm may need to be targeted specifically at women and, in particular, indigenous women...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effects of restricting publicly subsidised temazepam capsules on benzodiazepine use among injecting drug users in Australia
    Courtney L Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:300-4. 2004
    ..To assess the effect of a restriction on publicly subsidised temazepam 10 mg capsules upon the injection of benzodiazepines by injecting drug users (IDUs)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cessation of methadone maintenance treatment using buprenorphine: transfer from methadone to buprenorphine and subsequent buprenorphine reductions
    Courtney L Breen
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:49-55. 2003
    ..Buprenorphine is used in the treatment of opioid dependence. Due to its pharmacology, the transfer from methadone to buprenorphine may precipitate withdrawal symptoms...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk and benefit perceptions of party drug use
    Bethany White
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addict Behav 31:137-42. 2006
    ..Harm reduction campaigns may need to acknowledge benefits of drug use to ensure health promotion messages are considered credible and acceptable to users...
  9. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcomes of five heroin detoxification methods in the Australian NEPOD Project
    Erol Digiusto
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Addict Behav 30:443-56. 2005
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  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in morphine prescriptions, illicit morphine use and associated harms among regular injecting drug users in Australia
    Louisa Degenhardt
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, New South Wales
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:403-12. 2006
    ..Further research is required to monitor and reduce morphine diversion and related harms by such polydrug injectors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Changes in patterns of drug use among injecting drug users following changes in the availability of heroin in New South Wales, Australia
    Amanda Roxburgh
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:287-94. 2004
    ..It also highlighted the importance of the ongoing monitoring of drug trends in Australia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adapting the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) to examine the feasibility of monitoring trends in the markets for 'party drugs'
    Libby Topp
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:189-97. 2004
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